HORSE RIDING VACATION IN KHANGAI PARK
Tour code: MN-25
Day 1: Ulaanbaatar capital
Arrival in Ulaanbaatar city, Meeting assistance upon arrival by Blue Mongolia Tour agency representative and transfer to Hotel with 3 stars. Free hours for relaxing and adjusting for time difference. Dinner, Stay in hotel
Day 2: Wild Horses National Park Khustain Nuruu – Horse Trekking
In the morning early fly to Ulaanbaatar back, In Ulaanbaatar the travel continues with visit to several places: Visit to Natural History Museum offers nice chance to see petrified dinosaur skeletons and nestled eggs, Visit to Mongolian Last King Bogd Jabzundamba-XIII’s Winter Palace Museum, where is possibility to explore the temples and art works made by Mongolian artists, After lunch in city restaurant travel to Wild Horses National Park in Khustain Nuruu Mt, where herds of wild horse Przevalskii are re-acclimatizing since 1991, Information about the national park and wild horses will be given by accompanying Biologist. Drive to Mountains followed by a brief trek and wait for wild horses to come to spring drinking water; Mongolian name is takhi, Stay in ger tourist camp
Day 3: Ogii lake – Horse trekking
After breakfast you will travel in a car to Ogii clear water lake wetlands area, En-route stop at home of a horse breeder nomad family, may be try national drink Airag- mare’s fermented milk, Optional activities: Visit to information and research center of this wetlands area, explore water birds, Walking along lakeshore, Sailing with a boat in the lake, or water- motorcycle, Fishing in the lake, by 4p.m - Horseback riding will start for training today, in the evening free hours, After dinner stay in ger tourist camp
Day 4: Horseback Trekking Travel to Khoshoo Tsaidam Archeaological Site
In this morning the horseback riding travel will start from Ogii lake, Trekking travel to Khoshoo Tsaidam area via Khara Khorum, At Khoshoo Tsaidam area on bank of Orkhon river to explore Turkish Rock Inscription-Monuments about Kultigen King of Turkish tribe and battling and Other Historical remains from Turkish Empire, Visit to Tureg's Culture Museum, This Khoshoo Tsaidam area was ruins of Ancient Turkish city, who were very strong in 6-8AD, You will have lunch in open air near by this area, Continue the trekking as heading to the Khara Khorum area, 50-52 km trekking on horseback, Picnice dinner and stay in tent camping
Day 5: Horseback Riding to Khara Khorum - UNESCO Cultural Heritage area
After breakfast continue the horseback ride to Khara Khorum Area, which was the capital city site of Mongolian Empire founded by Chinggis Khan’s sons. Upon arrival visit to Khara Khorum newly opened museum and explore the archaeological expedition’s research results and history of Mongolian Empire and major military campaigns of Chinggis Khan’s sons. Visit the monument for 3 great Empires in Mongolian history, the Erdene Zuu Buddhist Monastery - 430 years old which was Buddhist center of Mongolia until 1937, when communists came and destroyed some part of it. 25-27 km trekking on horseback, Stay in ger tourist camps
Day 6: Trekking on horseback to Orkhon Valley
After breakfast you will check your horses and start horseback riding travel, Horse ride and trekking to Orkhon valley with ancient historical remains: tombs, deer stone monuments, nomad families… Full day horseback ride, After dinner you can enjoy bon fire and your guide information on Mongolian horses, 42-45 km for horse trekking, Stay in tent camping
Day 7: Horse trekking travel to Tovkhon Buddhist meditation temple
Breakfast, today you will trek on horseback to Tovkhon temple in beautiful mountainous area of Khangain Nuruu National Park, Take your small travel bag and start hiking to Shiveet Hill on mountain's path, app: up to 1 hour you will reach the top of mountain, Visit to Buddhist temple Tovkhon- Temple of Great Joy, Box lunch in open air, Hiking to small cave called mother belly, meditation caves, meditation rock seat in the sun, If you do yoga or meditation, this is the perpect place for your interest, Hiking to the peak of hill with stupa, where the surrounding nature view looks fascinating, Trekking down to the bottom of the mountain, free time and refreshing drinks near the vehicle, this day horse trekking distance 23-25 km, is After dinner stay overnight in tent camping
Day 8: Horse trekking to Orkhon waterfall & Enjoy with Nomad family hospitality
After breakfast you will start horse trekking as heading to volcano lavas to reach at the Orkhon waterfall area, Visit to yak herders or horse breeders’ Home-Ger, Get introduced with local family, Talking with them, Photograph yak milking, Try diary products from yak milk, Drink Mongolian national drink - fermented milk of horse, Horseback riding and trekking to big Orkhon waterfall and small waterfall, After lunch walking to Orkhon waterfall, Trekking down the river cliff and inside the cliff as photographing, Free time, now you will say goodbye to horse guide and horses, today horse trekking distance is 38-40 km, Dinner and Stay overnight in tent camping
Day 9: Naiman Nuur - Eight lakes - Horseback riding
Breakfast, travel to Orkhon waterfall, Enjoy some trekking inside of the river cliff, Then drive to Naiman Nuur- 8 lakes /25 km & 1 hours tough driving in high mountainous area and in the pineapple tree forest, This is very attractive and much fun to explore the nature beauty and wildlife and 8 lakes in the vast valley and mountainous area, Picnic Lunch in the forest, Horseback riding to 1-5 lake called Huis lake, Campfire works in the evening, Dinner, Stay overnight in tent camping on lakeshore
Day 10: Horseback riding to lakes
Breakfast, Horseback trekking to 6-8 lakes: Hunt, Haliun Dugui lakes, /15 km/, Horseback riding or walking in valley of rocky hills, Picnic Lunch, Horseback riding to 5th lake, Dinner, Stay overnight in tent camping on lakeshore Shiree Tsagaan Lake, which is the biggest and 8-th lake in this valley
Day 11: Horseback riding to 3-rd lake
Breakfast, In the valley visit to yak herder family, Explore the yak herder family lifestyle and try diary products from yak milk such as yak cheese, curds, yogurt and so on.. Horseback trekking to 3 lake: Haliun lake, /15 km/, Horseback riding or walking in valley of rocky hills, Picnic Lunch, Horseback riding to 5th lake, Dinner, Stay overnight in tent camping
Day 12: Horseback riding to Bodongiin Am – Orkhon Waterfall – Uurt Scold
Breakfast, Horseback trekking to Bodongiin Am, where the jeeps are waiting for the group, now you will say goodbye to your horses and travel by car to Uurt River Scold, Travel through Khangain Mountains and cross Tsagaan river and reach to ancient complex of burial mounds dated to 3B.C, Dinner and stay in ger tourist camp
Day 13: Ulaanbaatar city
Breakfast, Today you will depart to Ulaanbaatar city, On the way you will have en-route stops for refreshing and some hot drinks, Box lunch in open air on the way, Continue drive to Ulaanbaatar city, Transfer to hotel, Dinner at the hotel restaurant, Stay in the hotel
Day 14: Ulaanbaatar city
Breakfast, Today you will have city tour including visits to Gandantegchilen Monastery- Present biggest monastery, which houses for giant standing Buddha statue, National History Museum gives you real insight into Mongolian origin and history, Visit main square Chinggis Khan, Friendship Monument on Zaisan hill, Free time for shopping the main street shops, art shops and antique shops, National Folk Performance Concert with songs and contortion acts, Dinner, Stay in the hotel
Day 15: Departure
Breakfast, Check-out at the hotel before 12.00 noon, Blue Mongolia Tour guide and driver will see you at the hotel lobby and Make a Transfer to the airport/ train station, Departure
The tour itinerary is subject to be changed at the traveler's request and requirements.
For individual travelers /1-2 people/: 3700-3100USD
For group /3-5 people/: 3100-2700USD
Above mentioned price is average amount to give you an idea. The exact amount is varied for everyone depending on number of travelers and service type including how many stars hotels you want to stay in, double or single occupancy you would prefer, what kind of additional service is required and so on...
• If group is bigger than 16 people: 16 +1pax free of charge
• For Family trip, children 0-9 years old are free of charge
This price INCLUDES:
Private Transfer to/from airport/hotel and hotel/airport, Private transport with driver during the trip including petrol cost and road tolls, Accommodation at hotels with 3 stars in Ulaanbaatar- standart rooms for single or twin occupancy, Accommodations in Ger tourist camps in countryside, Everyday 3 times meals and hot drinks such as cups of coffee and tea, English speaking tour guide service, Entrance fees to protected areas and national parks, Entrance fees to sightseeing and museums and cultural shows in city, Renting fee for outdoor camping gears: tent, mattrass, sleeping bag, bed linens, kitchen staffs, tent lights, travel chairs and table, Horse riding and camel riding fees, Daily supply of mineral water - 0.5L bottle of water per day, invitation letter arrangements for mongolian tourist visa issue, service fees and government tax.
This price DOES NOT INCLUDE:
International air flight round trips, international train tickets, Travel insurance, medical insurance, Fee for Mongolian tourism visa obtain, Alcoholic bewerages, Additional and optional services, Fee for extra luggages, Personal expenses such as laundry service, any charge for major force beyond of our control such as the imposition of quarantine restrictions, weather bad conditions, changes of arrival/departure flights, poor roads conditions and single supplements for ger tourist camps = 20USD per night and etc.
1. The maximum weight of loaded luggage for domestic flight and vehicle is 15-20 kg, hand luggage 5 kg. For overweight, each kg will be charged in 3USD. Extra luggage can be stored free at hotels' luggage rooms in Ulaanbaatar.
2. If you want to use your own outdoor camping gears such as mattrass and sleeping bags or bed linen, you can bring it with yourself. If you gave special requested items for outdoor camping, Please, Let Blue Mongolia tour manager to pack for yourself in advance.
3. Hotels in Ulaanbaatar city reserved on double occupancy, and in countryside all Ger styled tourist camps are based on triple or 4 occupancy.
4. Check-in at hotels is at 1:00p.m/Check-out at hotels is before 12:00m.
!!! Please, make your reservations at your earliest convenience.